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Arbrissel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Arbrissel in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Chateaugiron at 20 km from Arbrissel

Visit Arbrissel: highlights and tourist information

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Arbrissel is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaugiron at 20 km and Vitre at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Arbrissel, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Arbrissel in Brittany.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

The castle and towers in the heart of old...

See Chateaugiron guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

A town not be missed, Vitré has a superb historic centre...

See Vitre guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

An unmissable highlight in the region, Rennes has a...

See Rennes guide


at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make...

See Laval guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

Langon is home to an ancient chapel with a Roman fresco...

See Langon guide


at 48 km (direction north-north-east)

The castle and historic lower town are the main...

See Fougeres guide


at 63 km (direction west-north-west)

Becherel is a pretty town and a centre for books....

See Becherel guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Ille-et-Vilaine

Map of places to visit near Arbrissel


Markets in and near Arbrissel

  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (20km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (22km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (23km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (23km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (23km)
  • Craon: market Monday (28km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (30km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (31km)

More information about Arbrissel, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Arbrissel, France

What to do at Arbrissel? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Arbrissel.

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (23km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (26km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (28km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (44km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (46km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de la Valière (21km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (23km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (24km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (25km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (26km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (28km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (35km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (35km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (38km)
  • Vallée du Canut (44km)
  • Source - Couesnon (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (31km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (33km)
  • Juvigne (39km)
  • Le Rheu (41km)

Geography and distances

Arbrissel is in the north-west of France at 35 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Arbrissel is 289 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arbrissel

Canton: Retiers

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35130

Distance to Arbrissel

from Rennes (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 289 km

from Calais: 406 km

from Nice: 813 km

from Bordeaux: 348 km

from Strasbourg: 674 km

Getting here

Most visitors Most UK visitors arrive by car with the cross-channel ferry port at Saint Malo keeping driving time to a minimum. For driving distances to Arbrissel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Drouges, La Guerche-de-Bretagne, Marcille-Robert, Mousse, Rannee, Retiers and Visseiche.

This page in French: Visiter Arbrissel

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